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Two arrested in De Doorns with steroids worth R 2.4 million

CAPE TOWN, June 27 – Police in the Western Cape have arrested two suspects after stopping a truck at a petrol filling station in De Doorns on Monday night.

PHOTO: Supplied by SAPS

Police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut, said members of the Public Order Policing and Flying Squad had reacted on intelligence and conducted a stop-and-search operation at the filling station in De Doorns.

“During this operation, a Scania truck and trailer was searched which led to the discovery of illegal schedule 7 anabolic steroids with an estimated street value of R 2.4 million,” Traut said.

“Two suspects, aged 47 and 57, were arrested and are due to make a court appearance in Worcester once they have been charged. The truck valued at approximately R 1 million was also seized. The circumstances surrounding the seizure are being investigated.”

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